N-Acetylcysteine amide

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Cat.No. 5619 - N-Acetylcysteine amide | C5H10N2O2S | CAS No. 38520-57-9
Description: Glutathione (GSH) precursor; neuroprotective
Chemical Name: (2R)-2-(Acetylamino)-3-mercaptopropanamide
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Biological Activity

Glutathione (GSH) precursor and cell permeable antioxidant. Improves neuronal mitochondrial bioenergetics, reduces tissue damage and enhances functional recovery following spinal cord injury in rats. Also enhances behavioral recovery in rats following traumatic brain injury. Neuroprotective.

Technical Data

M. Wt 162.21
Formula C5H10N2O2S
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 38520-57-9
PubChem ID 10176265
InChI Key UJCHIZDEQZMODR-BYPYZUCNSA-N
Smiles SC[C@H](NC(C)=O)C(N)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
water 16.22 100
DMSO 16.22 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 6.16 mL 30.82 mL 61.65 mL
5 mM 1.23 mL 6.16 mL 12.33 mL
10 mM 0.62 mL 3.08 mL 6.16 mL
50 mM 0.12 mL 0.62 mL 1.23 mL

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References

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Patel et al (2014) N-acetylcysteine amide preserves mitochondrial bioenergetics and improves functional recovery following spinal trauma. Exp.Neurol. 257 95 PMID: 24805071

Pandya et al (2014) N-acetylcysteine amide confers neuroprotection, improves bioenergetics and behavioral outcome following TBI. Exp.Neurol. 257 106 PMID: 24792639


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1 Citation for N-Acetylcysteine amide

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Gutierrez et al (2014) The anticancer agent di-2-pyridylketone 4,4-dimethyl-3-thiosemicarbazone (Dp44mT) overcomes prosurvival autophagy by two mechanisms: persistent induction of autophagosome synthesis and impairment of lysosomal integrity. J Biol Chem 289 33568 PMID: 25301941


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